Archive for the ‘United States’ Category


Wednesday, October 28th, 2015

The Huffington Post reports that over a third of foreign buyers of real estate in Florida are Canadians. Another article reports that Canadians are the leading buyers of US real estate. In earlier blogs I’ve talked about the specter of US estate taxes that arises when a Canadian dies owning ...

Rosa Parks’ Estate Tied Up in Litigation as Her Memorabilia Goes to Auction

Friday, August 19th, 2011

Almost six years after her death, the estate of civil rights hero Rosa Parks is still being litigated.  Court pleadings recently filed with the Michigan Supreme Court provide new details about the controversy surrounding Parks’ estate. At the time of her death, Parks’ estate had liquid assets of only $372,000, but ...